A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, NOAA

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE

Final rule changing reporting requirements for certain Irish potatoes, tomatoes, and onions regulated under section 608e of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 and changes to the pistachio import regulations. Info here.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Final rule establishes a tolerance for residues of trifloxystrobin in or on pea and bean, dried shelled, except soybean, subgroup 6C. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Final rule approving new selective trawl gear for use in several non-groundfish fisheries when subject to the Georges Bank yellowtail flounder accountability measure. Info here.

Final rule establishing 2020 specifications for the 2020 spiny dogfish fishery, including an annual catch limit and commercial quota. Info here.

Temporary rule implementing an accountability measure to close the hook-and-line component of the commercial sector for king mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico southern zone. Info here.